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Ask the expert: How to dispose of biohazard-labeled specimen bags?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 20, 2011

Q: Is it okay with OSHA to dispose of clear plastic specimen bags with a biohazard label as solid regular trash if there is no visible contamination by blood or OPIM?

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